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No Till Notes: 'Looking back'


I’ve been thinking about what I learned during the past winter months while attending numerous educational events focusing on no-till crop production. While there are many benefits to no-till crop production I think the most important message I heard was the benefits of diversifying crops and cropping systems to benefit soil health.

The benefits of diversified continuous cropping are numerous including building organic matter, improved soil microbiology, water infiltration and water holding capacities of the soil. The biggest benefit is the improved performance of the soil once these othe...

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